Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire

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How have Dorothy and the other characters in "Wicked" changed or remained the same?

How have Dorothy and the other characters in "Wicked" changed or remained the same?

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"Wicked" by Gregory Maguire is a radically different take on the original Wizard of Oz. Dorthy plays a very small role, an outsider who is unaware of the true culture of Oz. Dorothy is a newcomer who only gets one side of the story, and acts on the wizard's perogative. She is a minor character in the book, which mostly focuses on...

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Dorothy has a very small role in the book 'Wicked'. We basically only see her in toward the end of the book. This book talks more about Elphaba and Glenda, the "good" witch. It goes through Elphaba's birth through when she meets Glenda. The characters do a complete 180 degree flip than the Wizard of Oz.

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